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conwolfie
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There are 12 men at a dance. How many ways are there to pair off eight women at the dance with eight of these 12 men?
 11 months ago
 11 months ago
conwolfie Group Title
There are 12 men at a dance. How many ways are there to pair off eight women at the dance with eight of these 12 men?
 11 months ago
 11 months ago

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connor_ Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
This is what I have so far. Thank you in advance. (a) no. of ways=12c8=12c(128)=12c4=12*11*10*9/(4*3*2*1)=11*5*9=495 (b) no. of ways 8 men can be selected to form pairs with women=12c8=495 8 women can be selected in ways=8! total no of ways=495*8!
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conwolfie Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I do not believe part a is right, I have already gotten a different answer for that. But thank you!
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nourgalaby Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
normal choice question , you have 12 men to choose from , and 8 places to put them, and the arrangement differs with the same selection of men ( same women with a different man ) so its 12P8
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Boilermaker Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
12c8 would be the number of ways of selecting which men get to dance. It is 12p8.
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